Born on August 27, 1971 in Seoul, South Korea, Kyung I. Lah spent most of her childhood days growing up in Streamwood situated in Illinois, United States of America. There is not much information available about her parents and there is no news if she has any siblings. She did her schooling from the Hoffman Estates High School situated in Illinois, United States of America and graduated in the year 1989 from there. She then went on to study at the University of Illinois and graduated from there with a broadcast journalism bachelor’s degree in the year 1993. Her interest in journalism was ignited at a very young age and while she was in school. She was a part of the school’s newspaper as a writer.
She took the first step towards her career in journalism in the year 1993 when she joined the WBBM-TV as an assistant. She went on to become a reporter for the network in the following year. She left the WBBM-TV after one year and started working with KGTV in the year 1995. She worked as a reporter from KGTV. After some years, she left KGTV as well and joined WBBM-TV again in the year 2000 as a reporter. After working fro two years in Chicago for the WBBM-TV, Lah shifted to Los Angeles, California. After moving to Los Angeles she started working as a reporter as well as an anchor for the KNBC-TV in the year 2003. She worked there for two years and was appreciated a lot during her time there. Even after doing a great job, she was fired from there in the year 2005. The reason behind this was her affair with Jeff Soto, who was the field producer at KNBC. Lah as well as Jeff Soto were both married at the time of their affair and it created quite a controversy at the time, following which she was fired.
After her time with KNBC ended, she started working as a Newsource for CNN in the year 2005. She was then promoted to work for CNN as a correspondent in Tokyo in the year 2007. In the year 2012, she moved back to Los Angeles to join the office of CNN there. While working for CNN, she covered a lot of major news and stories. She was the one who covered the story of the missing MH370 flight and the story of the crash of the MH17 flight. She was also seen as the reporter of the Newtown massacre and the Asiana plane crash. She also covered the story of the LAX shooting rampage and the historic Colorado flood and mudslides.
Talking about her personal life, she is married to Curtis Vogel. Her husband is a television producer. Lah and her husband are proud parents of a child who was born in the year 2011. She now resides in Chicago with her husband and kid. There is no news of any conflict between Lah and her husband. According to her biography, her salary as well as net worth is pretty high.